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18 min ago | Common Dreams
How the mighty have fallen. Once known as "Obama's favorite general," James Cartwright will soon don a prison uniform and, thanks to a plea deal, spend 13 months behind bars.
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18 min ago | ThinkProgress
The United Auto Workers union has decided to drop its objections filed with the National Labor Relations Board over what it had claimed was illegal interference with a vote to unionize at a Chattanooga, Tennessee Volkswagen plant in February, the company said in a press release on Monday.
1 hr ago | Truthdig
Jesse Jackson for president. Absurdly late, I know, but his voice is what has been missing in this campaign season.
Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, pictured here at a gala event in his honor in 2010, has died at the age of 76 after a battle with cancer.
Last week, I spoke at the International Association of Democratic Lawyers congress in Brussels.
Thomas Piketty just tossed an intellectual hand grenade into the debate over the world's struggling economy.
New York Times columnist David Brooks on Sunday claimed that President Obama's foreign policy isn't "tough" and that he has a "manhood problem" in the Middle East.
A Yemen military official on Saturday says that at least fifteen people were either killed or wounded when a missile from a U.S. drone struck vehicles traveling on a road in the central province of al-Bayda.
Writing in the Guardian newspaper on Saturday, journalist Dan Roberts details how newly released documents from inside the Clinton adminstration reveal how the president's economic advisors at the time downplayed the possible negative impacts of deregulating Wall Street as they pushed for measures that many critics say ultimately led to the ... (more)
Rescuers on Mount Everest found the body of a 13th Nepalese guide on Saturday as authorities ruled out hope of finding any more survivors from the deadliest accident ever on the world's highest peak.
Cliven Bundy's standoff with the BLM is over a paltry monthly grazing fee. But it's also over more - the idea of the public interest Perhaps the most remarkable feature of American democracy is the magnificent estate of public land that it reserved from the very beginning for the use of all citizens, rich or poor.
Friday' Keystone XL news from Washington, DC is both important and murky. In brief, the Obama administration announced yet another delay in their decision about the pipeline, meaning it may be past the midterm elections before a final call is made.
The implications of Piketty's new book go to the heart of the issue that spurred the Occupy movement in 2011.
Not since George W. Bush complained that the problem with the American economy was that "too many of our imports come from abroad" has such hilarious use of the English language been on display.
Nebraska just became the first red state in the country to bar employers from asking prospective employees about their criminal histories on job applications.
The lawmakers who spent the past year pushing for military sexual assault reform are now setting their sights on college campuses.